The OnePlus 8 Series was just announced a week ago through its global livestream, but it seems the smartphone will make its arrival in Malaysia sooner than expected.
OnePlus 8 – Specifications
To recap, the OnePlus 8 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 5G chipset, paired with up to 12GB of RAM and up to 256GB of internal UFS 3.0 storage. For its display, it is equipped with a 6.55-inch Fluid AMOLED display with 2400 x 1080 resolution. The Pro variant will have a slightly larger display at 6.78-inches. The OnePlus 8 has a 90Hz refresh rate and 1,300 nits of peak brightness with MEMC motion engine, whereas the Pro variant will get a smoother 120Hz refresh rate and 10-bit colours.
As for its triple camera system on the rear, the OnePlus 8 consists of a primary 48MP f/1.75 sensor, with an ultra-wide angle 16MP sensor, and a 2MP macro sensor. On the front, it has a 16MP selfie sensor hidden within the notch. For the Pro variant, it will have a 48MP IMX689 main sensor, 48MP IMX586 ultra-wide sensor, 8MP telephoto sensor, and a 5MP color filter sensor. Selfies will be handled by the 16MP selfie sensor on the front of the device.
Running on a 4,300mAh battery, the OnePlus 8 does support Warp Charge 30T fast wired charging but will not have wireless charging. As for its older brother, the OnePlus 8 Pro, it will have a slightly larger 4,510mAh battery with 30T wired Warp charging and Warp wireless fast charge.
The OnePlus 8 series will run on OxygenOS that is based on Android 10, and it will have both Google and Amazon’s Alexa assistant built right in.
Pricing and Availability
The OnePlus 8 series will come in three colour options, and they are priced as below:
- OnePlus 8 – 8GB + 128GB – RM2,899
- OnePlus 8 – 12GB + 256GB – RM3,299
OnePlus 8 Pro
- OnePlus 8 Pro – 8GB + 128GB – RM3,699
- OnePlus 8 Pro – 12GB + 256GB – RM4,099
All pre-orders will come with 2 years official warranty, 1 year of screen crack protection, as well as a limited quantity pop-up gift pack. The gift pack includes:
- Bullets Wireless Z Earphones
- Cyan Sandstone Case
- Nylon Bumper Case